Dead Asleep: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Darkness Falls helmer Jonathan Liebesman has closed a deal to direct Dead Asleep for New Line Cinema.

Penned by Carter Blanchard, the story centers on a small town that becomes infested with a species of killer bugs that come out at night. They burrow inside their victims' bodies, killing people from the inside. It's described as a realistic horror tale in the vein of 28 Days Later and The Hot Zone.